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Southwest is in a legal battle with 2 flight search engines over whether they breached the airline’s terms by displaying cheap fares

Flight search engine Skiplagged is seeking a judgement on whether it violated Southwest's terms. The lawsuit came after Southwest sued, another flight-info site, in Texas. The airline sent letters threatening legal action over fare listings, Skiplagged's complaint said. LoadingSomething is loading. Skiplagged, a flight-information webs...
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3 Southwest personal cards are now offering 65,000 points — and it’s your last chance to apply

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Airline check-ins won’t turn into a’Weight Watchers-like’ scenario, despite passengers being heavier, say industry experts

Airlines won't weigh passengers to stay within safety limits despite being heavier, says experts. Airlines can conduct passenger surveys and use CDC population averages to calculate weights. American Airlines told Insider that its average passenger is now eight pounds heavier. See more stories on Insider's business page. Airline passengers have gotten heavier, but companies are unlikely to weigh individual passengers at the check-in desk to help keep an aircraft within its safety limits, two industry experts told Insider. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which regulates commercial airlines, told Insider that while wei...